etc/mtab missing

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Ahmed94
Posts: 1
Joined: 19 Jun 2016, 05:35

etc/mtab missing

Postby Ahmed94 » 19 Jun 2016, 05:43

i've never used linux before so I couldn't generate the file becouse I didn't know how :(
here is what gparted_detail.htm contains

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<html xmlns='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml' xml:lang='en-US' lang='en-US'>
<head>
<meta http-equiv='Content-Type' content='text/html;charset=utf-8' />
<title>GParted Details</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>GParted 0.26.0 --enable-online-resize</p>
<p>Libparted 3.2</p>
<table border='0'>
<tr>
<td colspan='2'>
<b>Check and repair file system (ntfs) on /dev/sdc2</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;00:00:00&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;( ERROR )
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</td>
<td>
<table border='0'>
<tr>
<td colspan='2'>
calibrate /dev/sdc2&nbsp;&nbsp;00:00:00&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;( SUCCESS )
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</td>
<td>
<table border='0'>
<tr>
<td colspan='2'>
<i>path: /dev/sdc2 (partition)<br />start: 2048<br />end: 3907026943<br />size: 3907024896 (1.82 TiB)</i>
</td>
</tr>
</table>
</td>
</tr>
</table>
<table border='0'>
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<td colspan='2'>
check file system on /dev/sdc2 for errors and (if possible) fix them&nbsp;&nbsp;00:00:00&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;( ERROR )
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</tr>
<tr>
<td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</td>
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<table border='0'>
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<td colspan='2'>
<b><i>ntfsresize -i -f -v /dev/sdc2</i></b>&nbsp;&nbsp;00:00:00&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;( ERROR )
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</tr>
<tr>
<td>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</td>
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<td colspan='2'>
<i>ntfsresize v2016.2.22 (libntfs-3g)<br />ERROR(2): Failed to check &apos;/dev/sdc2&apos; mount state: No such file or directory<br />Probably /etc/mtab is missing. It&apos;s too risky to continue. You might try<br />an another Linux distro.<br /></i>
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<i></i>
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<p>========================================</p>
</body>
</html>


thanks in advance and please explain the steps in detail :)

gernot
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Joined: 07 Apr 2010, 16:19

Re: etc/mtab missing

Postby gernot » 19 Jun 2016, 07:34

/etc/mtab is a automatic system generated file. I never had this problem in sysresccd.

Gernot


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